THE FIFTH POINT
HOW A LIFE MAY PERISH IN THE THEE '
HOW IT PASSES OUT OF THE SOURCE
AND JOY INTO A SOURCE OF MISERY
IS CONTRARY TO ALL OTHER LIVES.
1. Every life is a clear gleam and mil
appears like a flash of a terrible aspect,
this flash catch the light, it is transforr
gentleness and drops the terror, for then t
unites itself to the light. And thus the lig
from the terrible flash ; for the flash is tl
essence, it is its fire.
2. The flash contains the centrum natur^
the fourth form of Nature where life rises,
the steady fire, as in the principle, attain
fection, but in the light is brought int<
8. Now, the origin of the imagination
attraction] is in the first form of Nature, v
desiring sourness, which carries its form
the dark world unto fire ; for the first de
through all the forms, makes also all the fo